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General Electric Compressor Technician in ODESSA, Texas

Role Summary:

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary/Purpose

In the role of Compressor Technician, you will:

Essential Responsibilities

  • Disassemble, clean, inspect and repair if necessary turbomachinery parts and components

  • Replace defective part with new part or repairs or reproduces part from various kinds of metal stock

  • Assemble and test machine components to verify correction of malfunction

  • Complete hydro-test on water jacketed cases as required


  • High School Diploma/GED from an accredited school or institution

  • Minimum 6 months of experience in assembly, mechanical, maintenance and / or machine shop

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required

  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities

  • Be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required

  • Lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time

Add Eligibility Requirement BHGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

Desired Characteristics

  • Basic computer literacy

  • 2-year certificate from technical trade school

  • Experience in operating forklifts and Cranes preferred

  • Read and interpret blueprints

  • Take measurements using various types of micrometers and dial indicators

  • Have basic hand tools and understand basic operation of hand and power tools

  • Have wrenches 5/16 through 1 “, hammers, screw drivers, sockets –through ¼, 3/8, ½” drive, 1/2'” pneumatic impact wrench Adequately apply industrial coatings to product (paint)

  • Read and understand technical manuals


Odessa, TX 79765

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more at

Locations: United States; Texas; ODESSA

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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